Jun 6, 2013

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Govt's employment law to come under international scrutiny
Voxy (blog)
The CTU has written to Minister of Labour Simon Bridges urging him to seek the advice of the International Labour Conference on the legality of his proposed changes to labour law when he attends the ILO conference in Geneva in two weeks' time ...
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International Labor and Employment Law Expert to Testify before Senate ...
Sacramento Bee
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a testimony today before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, international labor and employment expert Johan Lubbe will focus on the key issues that the retail, apparel and manufacturing ...
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Labour law violation: 15 firms face criminal cases
The Hindu
As many as 15 leading private construction and infrastructure companies, executing the work for the prestigious Namma Metro project, have been slapped with criminal cases by none other than by the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment for allegedly ...
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Why Is Employment Discrimination Against Gays Legal?
Kansas City infoZine
Christine Owens is the executive director of the National Employment Law Project. She said today: "There is currently no federal law that explicitly bans employment discrimination against members of the LGBT community. We can fix this serious gap in ...
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Employment Law Update – Religion, Unfair Dismissal And Flexible Working
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Putting employees under pressure to dress in a particular way could amount to religious discrimination if employers are too restrictive. The trick is to find a balance between allowing employees the freedom to express themselves and the competing ...
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Installers Getting Money Back After Ohio Labor Laws Violated
Walton, OH: Employees of a firm based in Walton, Ohio, have won the day after coming away with more than $1 million in back wages and damages from a misclassification case. In this fashion, Ohio labor laws and similar statutes within the federal ...
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Acas training to make bosses aware of employment rules
Liverpool Daily Post
THE organisation in charge of resolving industrial disputes has launched a series of new guides to teach business owners how to stay on the right side of employment law. The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) said many people running ...
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Nurses fear labour laws will compromise safety
Radio New Zealand
An organisation representing district health boards says nurses are an important part of their services and they have no intention of walking away from multi-employer agreements. The Employment Relations Amendment Bill, which passed its first reading ...
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Allen Matkins Ranked in Top Tier of California Real Estate Law Firms by ...
Sacramento Bee
The firm's core specialties include real estate, real estate and commercial finance, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, construction, land use, natural resources, environmental, corporate and securities, intellectual property, joint ventures, taxation ...
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Employment bill 'bad medicine' - nurses organisation
A bill that will make big changes to employment law passed its first reading in Parliament last night, and the country's nurses are not impressed. The Employment Relations Amendment Bill calls for the ending of a rule that requires non-union members to ...
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Late Bar Exam Results May Crimp Law Schools' Jobs Numbers
The National Law Journal
"This works as a particular hardship on law schools located in late bar-results states, and law schools whose students seek in substantial numbers employment in those states," the committee wrote. The nine-months-after-graduation employment statistic ...
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Growing social media privacy protection irks employment lawyers
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
(Reuters) - A wave of new legislation limits employers from asking employees and job applicants for their Facebook and other social media passwords. But lawyers caution that the laws, which vary by state, may have pitfalls and unintended consequences.
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ANC U-turns on labour brokers
African National Congress (ANC) MPs on Wednesday dug in their heels against amendments to South Africa's labour law on strike ballots, picketing rules and labour brokers — despite the new rules having been accepted by the National Economic ...
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Politics fueled jobless-claims report, state says
Orlando Sentinel
After they took effect, denials of unemployment claims based on procedural errors soared by more than 400 percent, according to the National Employment Law Project, a worker-advocacy group in Washington. The Orlando Sentinel documented a similar ...
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Catholic School Teacher Fired for Artificial Insemination Wins Suit
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
Christa Dias was fired from her position as a computer technology teacher in 2010 after informing her employers of her pregnancy. She sued the schools and the archdiocese in federal court, citing federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination on ...
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Migrant worker abuse biting into scarce labour inspector time - Fenton
Voxy (blog)
"The Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme has eight inspectors who are spending up to 70 per cent of their time in places like the Marlborough region, investigating possible breaches of minimum wage and other employment laws. "While it's good to see ...
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For dental employers: Preventing unlawful discrimination, harassment, and ...
Dentistry IQ
Employers must not retaliate against any employee reporting or participating in an investigation of discrimination or harassment. Virtually every employment law has some sort of retaliation or whistleblower protection, and employees know it. Nearly one ...
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New York Attorney Elected to National Headache Foundation Board
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Friedman has lectured extensively on employment law issues, and is a Board Member and Vice President of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NY). He is a Trustee of the Orienta Point Association. He resides with his family in Mamaroneck, ...
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Pullman & Comley Hires Six Attorneys In Education Law
Hartford Courant
The attorneys, four of whom were brought in as partners and two of whom were brought in as associates, will work on both education law and public sector labor and employment law more broadly, at municipalities, housing authorities, water districts and ...
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Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP opens new Hamilton office and welcomes 3 ...
Wall Street Journal (press release)
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP is one of Canada's leading law firms specializing in labour relations and employment law on behalf of management. The firm's 37 lawyers advise and represent public and private sector employers on labour relations, ...
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Tea break-busting Bill passes first reading
Newstalk ZB
UPDATED 8.35AM - Bring it on - that's the message from Labour last night as Parliament passed the first stage of a Bill radically overhauling employment law. The Bill makes changes to collective bargaining, restricts rest breaks and fines workers for ...
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New York City Law Prohibiting Discrimination Based On An Individual's ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Employers: if you have not done so already, we strongly encourage you to take steps immediately to reduce your potential exposure once the law does go into effect. Attorneys from Mintz Levin's New York Labor, Employment & Benefits Practice are also ...
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Colorado, Washington enact laws limiting employer access to employee social ...
Lexology (registration)
Continuing a nationwide trend, both Colorado and Washington recently enacted legislation restricting employers from requesting access to the social media accounts of applicants and employees. Under the new law in Colorado, employers may not "suggest, ...
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Oregon Senate Oks Workplace Protections For Interns
Insurance Journal
Under current law, unpaid interns in Oregon don't have the same protections as employees. "I remember clearly going through legislative orientation and being shocked to learn that unpaid interns were not covered by important civil rights protections," Rep.
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Woolworths decision has significant implications for collective redundancy law
Lexology (registration)
UK law provides that an employer who is proposing to dismiss as redundant 20 or more employees at one establishment within a period of 90 days or less must consult employee representatives about those dismissals. Failure to do so can result in a ...
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Health care reform: Prepare now for changes coming in 2014
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law on June 6, 2013 12:00pm in Compensation and Benefits,Human Resources. by Samuel Diehl and Monica Kelley, Esqs., Gray Plant Mooty, Minneapolis. Last summer, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ...
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Labor unveils bill to crack down on 457 visa rorts
The Australian
The new bill enshrines in law the obligations of employers under the regime and toughens up the ability of the Department of Immigration to prosecute employers who do the wrong thing. It also establishes a new "dob-in" hotline - allowing workers to ...
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10th Circ.'s Broad View of SOX Puts Employers Bar On Edge
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 05, 2013, 8:13 PM ET) -- The Tenth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a broad interpretation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act by ruling that the law protects employees who blow the whistle on a wide range of company wrongdoings, not just fraud ...
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A refresher on responding to employees with caregiving responsibilities
Lexology (registration)
While federal law may not explicitly provide leave to care for healthy kids or specifically prohibit discrimination against caregivers, an employer's response to these requests, in some instances, could give rise to liability. As the Equal Employment ...
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7 Tips For Employers In A 'Bring Your Own Device' World
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 05, 2013, 3:29 PM ET) -- Employers that want to allow workers to use their personal devices, like smartphones and tablets, for business purposes need a written "bring your own device" policy to avoid confusion over employees' ...
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Is 40 really too old to rock?
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: California Employment Law on June 5, 2013 6:00pm in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources. A 40-year-old vocal teacher is suing the School of Rock chain of music schools, claiming she was harassed because of her age ...
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Meerkats stand up for law and students wake up to ABS opportunities
In other ABS news, results of the University of Law's (UoL's) recent student survey show that 63% of would-be solicitors agreed that the introduction of ABS provides wider employment opportunities for lawyers - a 9% increase from the same survey ...
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OFF BEAT: Nevadans no longer can be fired for being communists
Business Insurance
Nevada employment practices law no longer allows employers to legally purge employees simply because they might be communists. That is because Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval recently signed legislation into law repealing an employment practices ...
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Woolworths payout decision is 'game changer' for collective redundancy ...
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has decided in USDAW v WW Realisation Ltd that the duty to collectively consult over redundancies is triggered whenever a company proposes to make 20 or more redundancies in any 90 days, regardless of where those ...
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New law offers support for young people who age out of foster care
Real Change News
A new law passed by the Washington Legislature will help ensure that many young people who are too old for foster care will remain housed. This law also requires caseworkers to support young people as they pursue their education or full-time employment.
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Employment Law Section - Connecticut Law Tribune
The Law Tribune's Employment Law section contains articles that run the gamut - from an article on workplace video surveillance to one on how pro-immigration ...
NYU Law - NYU 66th Annual Conference on Labor
Thursday, June 6, 2013 | 8:20 AM - 4:30 PM Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge map. NYU's 66th Annual Conference on Labor brings together top government ...
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IPA: ENDA: Why Is Employment Discrimination Against Gays Legal?
Owens is the executive director of the National Employment Law Project. She said today: "There is currently no federal law that explicitly bans employment ...
As economy sheds jobs, demand for employment law experts ...
From Yahoo! Finance: As economy sheds jobs, demand for employment law experts increases.
Marijuana & Employment Law -- A New Frontier? - Washington ...
Congratulations to Dan Kalish, who was selected as a "2013 Top Rated Lawyer" in Labor & Employment Law based on his AV Preeminent Rating with ...
Employment Law - ADL LEGAL Solicitors
Employment Law. Print · Email. Services for Employers. Our employment solicitors appreciate the need for swift and decisive action. We work closely with you to ...
Gladstone, Sheila B. | Lloyd Gosselink Atttorneys at Law - Austin
Sheila heads the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group and assists employers with all aspects of labor and employment law. Her practice focuses on  ...

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